'Tis the season for award ceremonies, and on Monday the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books for children and young adults at its Midwinter Meeting, held this year in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Kelly Barnhill received the Newbery Medal (awarded for most outstanding contribution to children's literature) for The Girl Who Drank the Moon, published by Algonquin Young Readers.

One of our ongoing concerns here at Fine Books is the intersection of books and art.  In the midst of a digital revolution in publishing, I would like to start profiling small, independent publishers who produce fine editions of their books; those who relish in the artistic possibilities of the codex and create the collectable books of our age.
A Field Guide to Mobile Libraries fbcadmin Wed, 06/13/2012 - 15:36
In 1935 a reader of the Times Literary Supplement wrote in to address a 'revolution' in libraries: "Perhaps the greatest change which has taken place has been in the conception of what a